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Photo: Dave Fayram, Flickr Creative Commons We’ve blogged before about the health detriments of sitting for long periods, which include heightened risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. What’s more, prolonged sitting puts you at risk for aches and pains in the upper body, shoulders, arms, and spine. How to combat…

When it comes to taking charge of our health, some changes can seem overwhelming. But there is one small change you can make today that will have an instant impact on your health: stop drinking soda. With this simple step, you will gain the following health benefits: Improve your heart health – Multiple studies have…

Photo credit: Miguel Pires da Rosa Flickr Creative Commons Habits are a natural part of life. Research estimates that around 40 percent of our actions are habits: You don’t think about shutting a door behind you or scratching an itch. From an evolutionary standpoint, habits make sense. If we had to think about every little…

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